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Mailing Address
Comparative Literature Program
Dartmouth College
6051 Reed Hall, Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (603) 646-2912
Fax: (603) 646-9288

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Jonathan Crewe

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Leon Black Professor of Shakespearean Studies
Professor of Comparative Literature
216 Sanborn House
603 646-0896


  • Seventeenth Century English Literature
  • Elizabethan Romance
  • Shakespeare
  • Introduction to Critical Theory
  • Introduction to Criticism
  • Renaissance

Selected Publications

  • "Reclaiming Character?" Shakespeare Studies, xxxiv (2006): 35-41.
  • "What Does Matter Want? Irigaray, Plotinus, and the Human Condition," Luce Irigaray And Premodern Culture: Thresholds Of History, ed. Elizabeth Harvey and Theresa Krier (New York: Routledge, 2005): 38-52
  • "Can Polemic Be Ethical? A Response to Michel Foucault," [Essays of the English Institute, 2002 (Routledge)].
  • "2 Henry IV:"New Approaches to Shakespeare's Works, eds. Richard Dutton and Jean Howard, (Oxford: Blackwell's 2003)
  • New Pelican editions, with introductions, of Shakespeare's Coriolanus, Narrative Poems, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida, Henry VIII
  • Acts of Memory: Cultural Recall in the Present, co-edited with Mieke Bal and Leo Spitzer (UPNE: 1999)
  • Trials of Authorship: Anterior Forms and Poetic Reconstruction from Wyatt to Shakespeare (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1990).
  • "Punctuating Shakespeare," Shakespeare Studies, 28 (2000): 23-41.
  • "Black Hamlet: Psychoanalysis on Trial in South Africa," in "South Africa in the Global Imaginary," Poetics Today 22, no. 2 (2001 Summer): 413-33 [MLA prize for best special-issue journal of the year, 2001]
  • "Jargon," Yale Journal of Criticism, 12, 1 (1999):1-6.
  • "Baby Killers," differences, 7, 3 (Fall, 1995): 1-23
  • "In the Field of Dreams: Transvestism in Twelfth Night and The Crying Game," Representations 50 (Spring, 1995): 101-121; forthcoming in William Shakespeare: The Scholarly Literature, ed. Stephen Orgel [New York: Garland)
  • "Out of the Matrix: Shakespeare's Race-Writing," Yale Journal of Criticism 8, 2 (1995): 13-29

Last Updated: 8/5/14